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Raspberry Pi will roll with Android 4.0

(Phys.org) -- Broadcom developer Naren Sankar is porting Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) over to the little $35 computer from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and so far the two coexist nicely, though with more ...

Aug 02, 2012 report
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Microsoft Research shapes future of HD displays

(Phys.org) -- Microsoft Research is getting into the burgeoning game of modular display walls—cutting a path to a wallpaper of the future, where walls themselves serve as modular displays. Engineers on the project had ...

Jul 31, 2012 weblog
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Broadcom enters 5G pearly gates with new chip BCM4335

(Phys.org) -- Broadcom has announced a new chip for smartphones, tablets, and other small form factor devices designed for the fastest WiFi standard. This is its BCM4335, which the company promotes as the “industry’s ...

Jul 26, 2012 report
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HP picks Intel's Centerton for low-power server rollout

(Phys.org) -- Hewlett-Packard has a longer term message that reaches over all company announcements. HP wants the world to know that, never mind hasty CEO exits and entrances, never mind killing off brand-conscious ...

Jun 22, 2012 report
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Intel lines up 14 Ivy Bridge processors

(Phys.org) -- A new lineup of 14 Ivy Bridge processors are out of the bag from Intel. Thursday’s announcement by Intel involves new processors for mobile computers and desktops, but special attention ...

Jun 02, 2012 report
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LG Display will release HD panel for smartphones

(Phys.org) -- LG Display is getting ready to showcase a five-inch smartphone display that turns out to be a full HD LCD panel supporting up to 1080p video, something like having a high-quality TV in your hand. ...

May 29, 2012 report
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NHK shows downsized Super Hi-Vision video camera

(Phys.org) -- NHK this week placed on exhibit a shoulder-mount camera, developed in cooperation with Hitachi, capable of shooting what NHK calls super high vision (SHV) video in 7680×4320 resolution. ...

May 28, 2012 report
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Nvidia trumpets Tegra 3 phone design wins for 2012

(Phys.org) -- Nvidia’s competitive war paint has a name, Tegra 3. On the heels of Nvidia announcements about lowering costs of its Tegra 3 processors and Nvidia-enabled tablets running Android Ice Cream ...

May 27, 2012 report
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OmniVision tops up sensors for cameras, phones

(Phys.org) -- OmniVision has announced two high-resolution image sensors for the digital still and digital video camera market (DS/DVC) and higher end smartphones. In end-user language, it is a claim for superior ...

May 25, 2012 report
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Buffalo shows SSDs with MRAM at Japan show

(Phys.org) -- Japan-based storage experts, Buffalo, has introduced a new line of solid state drives (SSDs) that use MRAM cache (instead of standard SDRAM). The company’s new line of solid state drives ...

May 15, 2012 report
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